Sunday, 23 March 2014

Today speaking Scottish Government DementiaPostDiagnostic Support(PDS) One Year on conference

Dementia Post Diagnostic Support (PDS) One Year On

Wednesday, 26 March 2014
The Beardmore Hotel & Conference Centre, Beardmore Street, Clydebank, Glasgow, G81 4SA

Plenary Session (Chair Douglas Philips, Joint Improvement Team Lead for Dementia)
Scottish Government overview of PDS HEAT Target

Post Diagnostic Support  The Five Pillars

Scottish Dementia Working Group
Q&A session
Geoff Huggins, Head of Mental Health and Protection of Rights Division, SG
Henry Simmons, Chief Executive, AlzheimerScotland
Brian Malone
Chaired by Douglas Philips, Joint Improvement Team Lead for Dementia
1045 – 1115
Break / Networking (Tea / Coffee)
Plenary Session 2 (Chair Henry Simmons, Chief Executive, Alzheimer Scotland)
1115 – 1230
National Dementia Carers Action Network
The Role of the Link worker  Experiences so far

Post Diagnostic Support Data – The Story So Far

Q&A session
Ann Pascoe
Susan Chandler, Inverclyde AlzheimerScotland Link Worker
Lorraine Faulds, Nurse Team Lead,Shawmill Resource Centre, Glasgow
Stephen Halcrow, NHS Information StatisticsDivision (ISD)
Chaired by Henry Simmons
1230 – 1315
Lunch / Networking
Plenary Session 3
1315 – 1330
Dementia Carers Voices Perspective
Tommy WhitelawDCV Project Officer 
Parallel Workshop Sessions 1, 2 & 3
1330 – 1440
Please choose one workshop
Personal planning
Service Redesign
Later stage diagnosis (including care homes)

Parallel Workshop Sessions 4, 5 & 6 (Tea / Coffee will be available in workshops)
1440 – 1550
Please choose one workshop
Exploring the role of the link worker
Promoting Excellence - Exploring workforce development needs
Data, Data Sharing & Using data to driveimprovement

1550 – 1600
Closing Remarks
Henry Simmons, Chief Executive, AlzheimerScotland

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